Job Title: Lab Animal Technician
Date Posted: 12-26-2006
Job Location: California-San Diego
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Professional
Work Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Genomics Institute of the Nova
Company Website: www.gnf.org
Contact Information: Genomics Institute o   Genomics Institute o (jobs@gnf.org)
Job Description:
Under direction, the Lab Animal Technician will provide basic custodial and animal husbandry
care: feed, water and clean cages and animal rooms on a scheduled basis; daily observation and
examination of animals for signs of illness, injury, and or behavioral changes; observe
environmental conditions such as humidity and temperature; receive and process new animals;
operation and maintenance of the cage washer and autoclave; maintain hallway, storage,
procedure and cage wash areas in a clean and organized manner; stock and order supplies and
other related duties as assigned.The ability to lift 50 pounds and work weekends and holidays
on a rotating basis. Must have no known allergies and the ability to perform repetitive
motions with arms, wrists and hands. Need experience in basic husbandry and handling of
rodents. The candidate must have the ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and
team-oriented. 

Preferred Qualifications: AALAS certification at ALAT or LAT level is preferred. 

The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), located in the Torrey Pines
area of San Diego, CA, is funded by the Novartis Research Foundation and dedicated to the
development and application of new methods and techniques for genome-wide biological discovery
and biomedical research. GNF provides a unique and challenging opportunity to combine
exploratory biomedical research with pharmaceutical drug development in a highly interactive,
multidisciplinary environment and state of the art facilities. GNF offers excellent
compensation and a great benefits package. Visit our website at www.gnf.org EOE

Please submit your CV and any supporting documents to:

Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Job Code: MS4-26
10675 John Jay Hopkins Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

Fax: 858/812-1670, or submit online to jobs@gnf.org 
(subject line must include Job Code MS4-26)
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